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Certificate in Cybersecurity Analyst

If you want to become a cyber security analyst and help fill the growing need for IT professionals, this undergraduate certificate program is the perfect way to start your education. With the Cybersecurity Analyst program at Indiana Wesleyan University, you can prepare for entry-level roles in cybersecurity and other critical areas of technology. Once completed, credits for this certificate program can be applied towards our bachelor’s level cybersecurity program. Discover how IWU helps online cybersecurity students achieve their professional goals in a flexible, 100% online, faith-based learning environment.

Why Pursue My Cyber Analyst Certificate at IWU?

There are several benefits to pursuing your cyber analyst education online at IWU. Courses are taught by faculty with experience as cybersecurity experts in a variety of businesses and industries. We also provide a complete spectrum of student services, from tech support to tutoring, and career guidance. Our Christian faculty teach from the same biblical worldview valued on our campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career. Our approach to online learning allows busy adults who want to become a cyber security analyst to pursue their goals without slowing down. We also lock in the cost of your tuition as soon as you start the program.

What Will I Learn in This Undergraduate Cybersecurity Analyst Certificate Program?

This cybersecurity analyst certificate program provides students six hands-on courses which provide foundational IT security skills that can be applied immediately in the workforce. Upon completion, students can join the growing IT workforce in a wide variety of businesses, government agencies, academic institutions, and other professional settings that require complex computer networks to operate. Course topics cover risk management, network infrastructures, hacking techniques, and more.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

18 Credit Hours


$398/ Credit Hour

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans’ benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Financial AidTuition Info

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing
What You Will Study in This Cybersecurity Analyst Certificate Program

The curriculum for this undergraduate cyber analyst covers how to:

  • Explain the concepts of computer networking fundamentals as they relate to the cybersecurity domain
  • Apply best practices in cybersecurity frameworks
  • Utilize best practices in vulnerability assessment to secure a technology environment
  • Apply biblical principles to the field of cybersecurity
  • Evaluate technical requirements for system security solutions by applying appropriate information technology frameworks
  • Employ various technologies to network system administration. 

After Graduation
Potential Careers

  • CySA+
  • Security+
  • Network+

Work in Various Industries

  • Industry

Program Requirements
  • Accepted as a regular certificate seeking student or as an unclassified student.
  • Unclassified student requires proof of high school graduation.
Completion Requirements
  • 18 credit hours from the courses specified in the certificate program.
  • Minimum grade of “C” in each course.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive certificate.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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